cesarean section

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Synonyms for cesarean section

the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)

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The purported benefits of cesarean section on demand are unproven and the known risks place the woman's life and reproductive future on the line.
The potential benefits of primary elective cesarean section are often weighed against the risk that a scheduled cesarean section will bring the baby into the world prematurely, the risk of a prolonged post-delivery recovery, heavier interpartum and postpartum bleeding that could require transfusion with its attendant risks, and an increased risk of infection.
Educating and empowering women and other family members about the risks and benefits of cesarean sections will make them better advocates for their own care.
In the event that medical difficulties are detected, they often elect to perform cesarean sections, making one or more incisions in a mother's abdomen and uterus to deliver the baby.
Study exclusion criteria were unwillingness to take part, non-Iranian nationality, multiple pregnancy, education below 1st year high school, proven contraindications for cesarean section or natural delivery according to doctor's report (placenta previa, previous myomectomy, fetal macrosomia, and fetal congenital anomalies), and acute or chronic diseases that may affect type of delivery, (for example: heart diseases, diabetes, immune-suppressive diseases, and psychiatric problems that can affect type of delivery, and .
Comments and feedback on the addition of the NTSV Cesarean Section measure to the 2014 Leapfrog Hospital Survey should be submitted to the Leapfrog Hospital Survey Help Desk (https://leapfroghospitalsurvey.
The indication for cesarean section in obese patients is disproportionately failure to progress, not fetal distress.
The complications of the cesarean section are more dangerous than the normal one, and the physician resorts to c-section to save the baby's life," she said.
Due to advancements in surgical procedures in the past decades, elective cesarean section has in creasingly become popular and emerged as an urgent issue for maternity practitioners, hospitals, policy makers, as well as maternity clients (2).
Washington, June 21 (ANI): There has been much debate in recent years that Inducing labor might lead to a higher risk for the woman to end up with emergency cesarean section, rather than to deliver normally.
Association between vitamin D deficiency and primary cesarean section.
In late March, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) convened a state-of-the-science conference entitled "Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Request" to explore the safety of elective cesarean section performed because the woman requested it rather than because it was medically necessary.
The objective of the study was to explore the association between fear of childbirth and the cesarean section rate.